Podcast Solutions: The Complete Guide to Audio and Video Podcasting

Podcast Solutions: The Complete Guide to Audio and Video Podcasting

by Michael W. Geoghegan, Dan Klass

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Podcast Solutions: The Complete Guide to Audio and Video Podcasting by Michael W. Geoghegan, Dan Klass

Written by two of the best and brightest podcasting pioneers, Podcast Solutions: The Complete Guide to Audio and Video Podcasting, Second Edition is a comprehensive and perceptive guide to all things podcasting. From downloading podcasts to producing your own for fun or profit, Podcast Solutions covers the entire world of podcasting with insight, humor, and the unmatched wisdom of experience.

Big-name companies and podcasters throughout the United States and thousands of faithful listeners around the world will tell you that Michael W. Geoghegan ("Reel Reviews-Films Worth Watching" and GigaVox Media) and Dan Klass ("The Bitterest Pill" and JacketMedia.com) know how to put together compelling and engaging shows that people come back for week after week. These two pros will guide you through everything, from developing your raw podcast ideas to selecting equipment, creating your podcast (including incorporating music, professional production techniques, and audio- and video-editing secrets), and mobilizing and growing an audience.

Plenty has changed since the best-selling first edition of this book, and Michael and Dan bring you all the latest and greatest information on production, distribution, and marketing from the world of audio and video podcasting. Nearly 50 pages of new material and hundreds of updates make this the most complete and up-to-date book on podcasting imaginable.

Between Michael's uncanny business and marketing sense and Dan's nearly two decades in the entertainment industry, these authors have the experience to back up their advice on what it takes to elevate your podcast to a professional level. Podcast Solutions gives you not only what youll need to know about podcasting, but also the insider's view on the business of new media production and marketing.

Whether you want to use podcasting to inform, educate, entertain, or inspire, whether you are a complete novice or an experienced professional, Podcast Solutions is the guide you need.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781430204732
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 11/14/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Michael W. Geoghegan is a well-known figure among podcasters and has been involved in podcasting since it earliest days. Because he started early, he has developed personal friendships with most of the key figures in podcasting. Michael has spoken and lead sessions at the Podcast and Portable Media Expo. He was also the first person to lead introductory podcasting classes entitled "Podcasting 101". Michael is frequently sought for comment on podcasting by media sources such as CNN, Wired magazine, The New York Times and USA Today, among many others. Michael produces his own show, Reel Reviews: Film Worth Watching, which has consistently scored in the top 10 among podcast listeners. He recently syndicated Reel Reviews content to DVDtalk.com, the Internet's largest DVD movie review and discussion site. Reel Reviews also currently has paid sponsors. Michael's sponsorship deals represent some of the first for mainstream companies outside the podcasting industry. In addition to Reel Reviews, Michael is executive producer of Grape Radio, a show about wine that in less than 8 weeks' time places in the top 10 out of over 4,000 available podcast shows. Grape Radio has experienced phenomenal growth and features interviews with leading experts in the wine industry. Michael continues to develop and produce shows aimed at the lifestyle and technology markets. He also offers his services as a consultant to businesses developing podcasting and portable media strategies. Michael is widely regarded as a leader in producing quality podcast audio. Many of his online articles on how to podcast remain some of the most popular and widely linked to. Michael lives in Newport Beach, California with his wife and two young sons.
Dan Klass has worked professionally as an actor and comedian for more than 15 years, appearing in sitcoms, TV dramas and feature films while performing in venues throughout Los Angeles, including appearing regularly at the world famous The Comedy Store. Recently, he was the creator/writer/producer/star of NewsPop, an animated series for a joint Internet venture between Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks SKG and Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment. Throughout his career, Dan has worked as an advertising copywriter, written magazine articles, and worked with developers of interactive video systems for the toy industry. Klass is currently devoting most of his time to his podcasts, the weekly Old Wave Radio, a retro-80s music show, and the much acclaimed twice-weekly The Bitterest Pill, a comedy/talk show that revolves around his musings as a stay-at-home dad on the outskirts of the entertainment industry. The Bitterest Pill has been featured on NBC, NPR and on USAToday.com and the Christian Science Monitor. Klass lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two kids and two Macs.

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